Prometheus has been on every sci-fi fan’s lips since 2009 when Fox first announced that a potential prequel to Alien was in the works.
Once Ridley Scott agreed to helm the project excitement gathered at a frantic pace. As the film developed, Scott warned the film would be a ‘nod’ in places to his original Alien but would ultimately be a stand-alone concept. On Sunday night I entered my local cinema feeling nervous, apprehensive and excited about seeing Prometheus. A friend asked me to text him a numbered rating. As the lights came up I texted 8.5. An hour later I changed my mind to 7.5. Before finally falling asleep I texted it back up to 8… And there is the challenge of Prometheus – it’s a film that makes you change your mind the more you think about it.
Like all potential classics it will need repeated viewings to make a final judgement on if it’s truly a masterpiece or an over-blown disappointment. Here my reasons for and against:Read more at http://bit.ly/1eeubKl